Classroom Volunteers

  • Christine (Tina)  Fourhman, Volunteer Coordinator  (717) 624-6497

    Please check with the LIU 12 Classroom Teacher and Building Principal for any additional requirements by the District hosting the LIU 12 classroom.

    Volunteers utilizing District/LIU technology resources must follow District/LIU electronic user’s agreement and policy.

    To Become a volunteer in a LIU 12 SPECIAL Classroom:

    Individuals seeking volunteer opportunities must "apply" via AppliTrack.  This process includes completion of an application and a release of liability.  Clearances must be uploaded to AppliTrack before a volunteer opportunity is approved.  When the application is complete, we will work with the appropriate Program Supervisor to assign the volunteer to a placement.  Volunteer opportunities are approved or disapproved by Program Supervisors at their discretion. 

    First time, volunteer clearances must be current within 1 year of the date the volunteer applied to LIU 12. 

    Returning volunteers must reapply every 5 years with updated clearances.

    Steps To apply:

    1. Go to website: and click on Employment. 
    2. Click on Current Job Openings.  On the left side of the screen under Categories, click on Volunteers.  For Special Education Volunteers choose (JobID: 671) and click on the red "Apply" button.  Follow the directions to complete the application.
    3. Within the application under the section JobID: 671 Questions, please be specific with your volunteer preferences for a particular school district, school building, classroom, special education program, days of week and time of day availability.  
    4. If applicable, sign the Volunteer Request for Waiver of Fingerprint within the application.  If not applicable, upload current copy of FBI Criminal Background Clearance.
    5. Upload current copy of PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
    6. Upload current copy of Request for Criminal Record Check.
    7. You will be notified by email with the status of your volunteer request.